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Grand Rapids Fishing



Grand Rapids Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Grand Rapids, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Alewife

  2. Alewife

    There is a 68.08% catch rate for Alewife, based on 2193 Alewife counted.

    Grand Rapids Alewife Counts Chart
    Alewife

    ENLARGE GRAND RAPIDS ALEWIFE COUNTS CHART


  3. Yellow Perch

  4. Yellow Perch

    There is a 22.26% catch rate for Yellow Perch, based on 717 Yellow Perch counted.

    Grand Rapids Yellow Perch Counts Chart
    Yellow

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  5. Largemouth Bass

  6. Largemouth Bass

    There is a 1.86% catch rate for Largemouth Bass, based on 60 Largemouth Bass counted.

    Grand Rapids Largemouth Bass Counts Chart
    Largemouth

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  7. Bluegill

  8. Bluegill

    There is a 1.52% catch rate for Bluegill, based on 49 Bluegill counted.

    Grand Rapids Bluegill Counts Chart
    Bluegill

    ENLARGE GRAND RAPIDS BLUEGILL COUNTS CHART


  9. Black Crappie

  10. Black Crappie

    There is a 0.9% catch rate for Black Crappie, based on 29 Black Crappie counted.

    Grand Rapids Black Crappie Counts Chart
    Black

    ENLARGE GRAND RAPIDS BLACK CRAPPIE COUNTS CHART


  11. Pink Salmon

  12. Pink Salmon

    There is a 0.81% catch rate for Pink Salmon, based on 26 Pink Salmon counted.

    Grand Rapids Pink Salmon Counts Chart
    Pink

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  13. Pike

  14. Pike

    There is a 0.53% catch rate for Pike, based on 17 Pike counted.

    Grand Rapids Pike Counts Chart
    Pike

    ENLARGE GRAND RAPIDS PIKE COUNTS CHART


  15. Warmouth

  16. Warmouth

    There is a 0.53% catch rate for Warmouth, based on 17 Warmouth counted.

    Grand Rapids Warmouth Counts Chart
    Warmouth

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  17. Rock Bass

  18. Rock Bass

    There is a 0.47% catch rate for Rock Bass, based on 15 Rock Bass counted.

    Grand Rapids Rock Bass Counts Chart
    Rock

    ENLARGE GRAND RAPIDS ROCK BASS COUNTS CHART


  19. Walleye

  20. Walleye

    There is a 0.43% catch rate for Walleye, based on 14 Walleye counted.

    Grand Rapids Walleye Counts Chart
    Walleye

    ENLARGE GRAND RAPIDS WALLEYE COUNTS CHART


Recommendations above based on 28 species of fish and 3221 fish counted for June around Grand Rapids.

To date, there are 35 species of fish and a total of 16121 fish counted for Grand Rapids and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 12/31/1884 (139 years).

Last Update: 6/5/2023 6:46:36 AM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

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Top Grand Rapids Fishing Spots

The Top 10 Fishing Spots for Grand Rapids are the following:

  1. steelhead on the Flat
    Nice surprise while fishing for smallmouth


  2. peach cove #1
    peach worms peach size bait


  3. lake muskellunge
    huge 25 inch 7 pound bass on buzz bait at 10 pm


  4. wreck-4048


  5. wreck-4053


  6. wreck-4072


  7. AMAZON OF DETROIT
    Attributes RECRD 2192 VESSLTERMS AMAZON OF DETROIT FEATURE_TYPE Not Charted LATDEC 43.216681 LONDEC -86.250056 GP_QUALITY Poor DEPTH 0 SOUNDING_TYPE YEARSUNK HISTORY SURVEY RE


  8. IRONSIDES


  9. wreck-10019
    Attributes vesslterms feature_type Wrecks - Submerged, dangerous chart US,US,graph,Chart 14901 latdec 43.1555621 londec -86.2995171 depth sounding_type history quasou watlev a


  10. Research on the Great Lakes


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Latest Grand Rapids Fishing Reports

  • April 2 2023
    Pictured above is client and good friend Chuck with a great spring steelhead. The steelhead fishing has been good for us as we begin the spring season. We have been catching n


  • February 24 2023
    The spring steelhead run is quickly approaching. I have some good March week dates available yet. My weekend availability is March 11 (4hr trip only on this date) March 12 19


  • January 9 2023
    The buck pictured above is a mature wild winter steelhead. We have been seeing some very nice fish on our outings so far this winter. The Grand River has been fishing good for


  • October 13 2022
    I apologize for the lapse in reports. It has been a busy couple of months for me. After a month and a half of King Salmon trips up north on the Pere Marquette River we are bac


  • July 6 2022
    Summer fishing has been good for us on both the Grand and Muskegon Rivers. With a lack of rain so far this summer both rivers are low. The Grand River has a good stain as of n


  • April 10 2022
    For the last few weeks we have been doing our trips on the Muskegon River. The Muskegon has been very high running 5800 – 6000 cfs. The water temp has been around 38 degrees.


  • March 1 2022
    Spring is quickly approaching and that means spring steelhead run. Both the Grand and Muskegon rivers have been fishing good all winter when the weather allowed us to get out.


  • January 25 2022
    When the weather has allowed us to get out the Grand River has been fishing good for winter steelhead. I love it on the river this time of year. Angler pressure is low resulti


  • December 7 2021
    We have entered what is classified as the beginning of early winter fishing in West Michigan. The Grand River is slightly above normal water level and the color looks great. W


  • November 17 2021
    The appropriate weather for fall steelhead fishing has finally arrived. Some rain and cooler temps have steelhead coming into West Michigan rivers. I have been running about 9


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Top Grand Rapids Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Al & Bob's Sports Inc


  2. Great Lakes Fly Fishing Co


  3. Troutlet


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Top Grand Rapids Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Getting Bit Guide Service


  2. River Trek Guide Service
    West Michigan based fishing guide service. Year round fishing trips offered. Salmon, steelhead, trout, smallmouth bass, walleye, northern pike. Jet boat trips on the Grand, Muskegon, Pere Marquette rivers

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